Dessie Scott School
Dessie Scott School serves 44 students in grades Kindergarten-12.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is <50% (which is higher than the Kentucky state average of 46%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is ≤20% (which is lower than the Kentucky state average of 56%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the Kentucky state level of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 23% of the student body (majority Black), which is equal to the Kentucky state average of 23% (majority Black).
Dessie Scott School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Kentucky for:
Percent Eligible For Free Lunch
Dessie Scott School's student population of 44 students has grown by 41% over five school years.
The teacher population of 3 teachers has declined by 25% over five school years.
Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
The diversity score of Dessie Scott School is 0.38, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.40. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year Data
State Level (KY)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)(17-18)
Student : Teacher Ratio
Two or more races
All Ethnic Groups
Eligible for Free Lunch
School Statewide Testing
School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, KY Dept. of Education
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